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Potemkin, Inc. By Philippe Joly
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Entrepreneurs always seem hungry for success, don’t they? But what if many, were also just hungry, literally, as they struggle in their quest for success? Philippe Joly shares his true,... More > entertaining, and funny stories and anecdotes, to show a controversial reality behind many Start-Ups, and takes the reader on a guided-tour backstage to see what is really going on. POTEMKIN, Inc. is a personal visit behind the scenes, which provides a fascinating insight into the Samson and Goliath battles that many one-man bands, and small businesses, fight and win, every day, by inventing their own rules, and finding creative ways in order to seize opportunities. An eye-opening first book that offers every small business owner some serious food for thought, and a must-read for anyone embarking on the rollercoaster ride of starting a business. Forget about what you learned in business school and discover that the only 80/20 rule that matters is the 20 you show and the 80 you don't.< Less
Potemkin, Inc. - How Perception Is Everything and What to Do With It In Business By Philippe Joly
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Entrepreneurs always seem hungry for success, don’t they? But what if many were also just hungry, literally, as they struggle in their quest for success? Philippe Joly shares his true,... More > entertaining, and funny stories and anecdotes, to show a controversial reality behind many Start-Ups, and takes the reader on a guided-tour backstage to see what is really going on. "POTEMKIN, Inc. - How Perception Is Everything And What To Do With It In Business" is a personal visit behind the scenes, which provides a fascinating insight into the Samson and Goliath battles that many one-man bands and small businesses fight, and win, every day, by inventing their own rules and finding creative ways in order to seize opportunities. An eye-opening first book that offers every small business owner some serious food for thought, and a must-read for anyone embarking on the roller-coaster ride of starting a business.< Less
The Monster of St. Petersburg By Ekaterina Graff
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A Historic Novel in Russian language about 3 couples: Empress Catherine II the Great and Potemkin, leo Tolstoi and Sonia, Stasov and Tatiana. it is a best seller in Greece
Images of the Afterlife in Cinema By James Wilson
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These texts were written to accompany the screenings of the Images of the Afterlife in Cinema film season held at the Swedenborg Society during the Autumn of 2010. They seek out parallels and... More > congruencies between the life and thought of the Swedish visionary, Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), who famously claimed to have travelled into the afterlife, and portrayals of life after death in a variety of cinematic genres. The volume includes essays on Adrian Lyne’s Jacob’s Ladder (1990); Hirokazu Kore-Eda’s After Life (1998); Marc Forster’s Stay (2005); Goran Dukic’s Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006); Peter Hewitt’s Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991); and Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s A Matter of Life & Death (1946). Also included is an interview with the award-winning Eisenstein scholar, Robert Robertson, highlighting the Soviet director’s familiarity with Swedenborg.< Less
Images of the Afterlife in Cinema By James Wilson
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These texts were written to accompany the screenings of the Images of the Afterlife in Cinema film season held at the Swedenborg Society during the Autumn of 2010. They seek out parallels and... More > congruencies between the life and thought of the Swedish visionary, Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), who famously claimed to have travelled into the afterlife, and portrayals of life after death in a variety of cinematic genres. The volume includes essays on Adrian Lyne’s Jacob’s Ladder (1990); Hirokazu Kore-Eda’s After Life (1998); Marc Forster’s Stay (2005); Goran Dukic’s Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006); Peter Hewitt’s Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991); and Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s A Matter of Life & Death (1946). Also included is an interview with the award-winning Eisenstein scholar, Robert Robertson, highlighting the Soviet director’s familiarity with Swedenborg.< Less
Great Lives 9: Catherine the Great By History World
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In both her accession to power and in rule of her empire, Catherine often relied on her noble favourites, most notably Grigory Orlov and Grigory Potemkin. Assisted by highly successful generals such... More > as Pyotr Rumyantsev and Alexander Suvorov, and admirals such as Fyodor Ushakov, she governed at a time when the Russian Empire was expanding rapidly by conquest and diplomacy. In the south, the Crimean Khanate was crushed following victories over the Ottoman Empire in the Russo-Turkish wars, and Russia colonised the vast territories of Novorossiya along the coasts of the Black and Azov Seas. In the west, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, ruled by Catherine's former lover, king Stanisław August Poniatowski, was eventually partitioned, with the Russian Empire gaining the largest share. In the east, Russia started to colonise Alaska, establishing Russian America.< Less